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Get Your Service Ahead Of The New Season With Salop Leisure

Salop Leisure service engineers Nick Wood and Tom Hancock check the tread on a touring caravan tyre during a service.

It may be freezing cold at the moment and the hot season may seem like its a very long way away, but before you know the 2018 touring season will be upon us. So now may be a good time to start planning your 2018 service to beat the Spring/Summer rush and Salop Leisure are here to assist.

The Musical Tourer

Add more music to your trips

For me touring holidays and music go hand in hand. When driving around the UK you need to have a playlist that puts you in both the driving and holiday mood. For a long while you have had to use either a 3rd party audio system (bluetooth speaker or a whole separate sound system) or the on board built in speaker system. If music is one of your holiday passions you can now have a professional system fitted.

How To Make Your Motorhome Energy Efficient And Save Money

Top tips on battling the cold

Living in a Motorhome, even if it's just for a weekend is a highly enjoyable experience, however one major downside can be the cold. As you may discover, the cold can sneak into your portable home from anywhere, which can lead to miserable days and freezing nights inside your home on wheels. So, what can you do to make your Motorhome more energy efficient? We have put together some actionable tips which could see temperatures rise and your energy bills plummet.

Swift Kicks Off 2018 With A Strong Start

As 2018 starts so does Swift's great figures

How is it February already? It was Christmas Day, then I blinked and now it is February. So as we fly through and finish the first month of the New Year do does Swift as they start 2018 with some amazing numbers.

Creative Camper For Your UTV

Real or fake? Certainly fun

I am always on the lookout for something wacky and creative and I think I have found the perfect combo of convenient and fun. The quad buggy with sleeping quarters is a sight to behold.

CAMCs French Touring Guide

By William Coleman As much as there is to do in the glorious shores of the UK there is still a lot of fun to be had just cross the pond in sunny old France.

Badger Puts Halt To Leisure Vehicle Storage Plans

The Badger Protection Act Strikes Again

When it comes to expanding your business you have to take a lot of things into consideration. There is the time, the money and then the impact it will have will have on the surrounding area. This company has run into a little four legged black and white snag. Otherwise known as a badger. The owner of Forest View farm wants to expand his farm to include a site for caravan storage, but is in need of permission as part of a diversification of the land off Peckleton Lane in Desford. His initial plans of creating a 160 pitches on his 0.98 hectare site has had a real spanner thrown in the works by a cete of badgers.

The Caravan Camping And Motorhome Show 2018

We highlight what to look forward to ahead of the NEC Show in February

I love the NEC show which takes place twice a year and it is returning to Birmingham once again. It is a fantastic place to find so many new and exciting things that are going on in the industry as well as speaking to exhibitors and the general public. Plus it gives me a chance to spend a week jumping in and out hundreds of different leisure vehicles, pods, tents and every other type of new touring accommodation.

Highlands Park Turns 50 With An Award Win

Praised by botanist David Bellamy, this Highland park first opened its idyllic location to campers fifty years ago

As it enters its 50th year of operation this Highlands park has received high praise as they bag a golden award for their care and dedication to the countryside. The family run Resipole Farm Holiday Park in Argyle will be celebrating their golden anniversary this year as they reach the 50 year milestone. Add to that their recent David Bellamy Conservation Award win, at its top golden level, and it double gold for the North Highland site.

UK To Be 2018 Holidaymaker Top Destination

Big 2018 tourism figures released ahead of NEC Show

Well, it's official. The UK has now become a top player for this years go to holiday destination. Something we Brits knew all along. ABTA, the travel trade association, have revealed that the UK is set to be the holidaymakers hotspot in 2018 as 66% of the British people are choosing to stay at home for their holiday time. 14% are looking to travel to North America in 2018.

Top Caravan News

The NEC Launch And Special Offer From Coachman Caravans

Coachman have a lot of NEC exclusives for everyone visiting

Leading up to the Birmingham NEC Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show Luna Caravans have launched a fantastic special offer for customer looking to buy at the NEC as well as a sneak peak of what they will be displaying the show in February.

Swift Kicks Off 2018 With A Strong Start

As 2018 starts so does Swift's great figures

How is it February already? It was Christmas Day, then I blinked and now it is February. So as we fly through and finish the first month of the New Year do does Swift as they start 2018 with some amazing numbers.

From Our Blog

Go camping in Dorset for Children In Need

Is it really possible that Carry on Camping is 40 years old? For many it will feel like yesterday since Sid James and Kenneth Williams graced our screens with one of the classic British comedies.

Another sitcom about caravans. Only jobseekers need apply.

Filming for a sitcom about caravans will begin on the Isle of Sheppey this year

Last month Caravan Times brought you news of a new BBC sitcom set in a caravan park.